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SSNIT contributors’ life expectancy said to be increasing

Regardless of the widely held notion on decreasing life expectancy among Ghanaians, the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) says its statistics indicated a reverse of the widely held misconception. It said longevity on the pension’s payroll indicates a steady rise in life expectancy of contributors aged 72 from …

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NHIS does not owe service providers arrears for a year – CEO

Dr Lydia Selby-Djane, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), says the Authority’s Scheme does not owe service providers up to a year of arrears for services rendered to members on the scheme. The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), established by the Government of Ghana in 2003, …

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Pensioners don’t need lawyers to access benefits – NPRA

Mr Hayford Attah-Krufi, the Chief Executive Officer of the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA), has stated that pensioners do not need lawyers to access their pension benefits after retirement. He said the days when pensioners went through severe struggles to access their benefits were over because of the pragmatic measures …

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Government pays GH¢100m as part payment of arrears owed NHIS service providers – PHFAG

The government, through the Ministry of Finance, has paid GH¢100 million as part payment of arrears owed National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) service providers. This follows the Private Health Facilities Association of Ghana’s threat to partially withdraw its services if government fail to pay the nine months claim arrears. Mr …

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Life expectancy of social security contributors keep increasing – SSNIT

Regardless of the widely held notion on decreasing life expectancy among Ghanaians, the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), said its statistics indicated a reverse of the situation. It observed a steady rise in life expectancy of contributors aged 72 which was eight per cent in 2002, 18 per …

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SSNIT targets to enroll one million self-employed contributors onto scheme

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) says it targets to rope onto the scheme one million contributors from the informal sector of the economy to expand coverage. “We have set onto ourselves an aggressive target of enrolling one million people onto the scheme one year after we have …

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Ghana Shippers Authority schools exporters and importers on insurance matters

The Ghana Shippers Authority has schooled some exporters and importers in the business industry on the benefits of insurance and the processes involved, in Koforidua. The 30 participants, drawn from parts of the Region were taken through topics such as “What Cargo Insurance is, Importance and benefits of taking Marine …

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NPRA Audit Committee inaugurated

The Audit Committee of the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) has been inaugurated with a call on members to ensure efficient audit systems in government institutions. The five-member committee, chaired by Mr John Ofori Odametey, a representative from the Internal Audit Agency (IAA), has a two-year term, an official statement …

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Charging of illegal fees is our biggest headache – NHIA

The Upper West Regional Director of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Mr Samuel Lobber Lekamwe, has described as worrying, illegal charging of fees by subscribers, which remains the biggest challenge facing the authority in the region. He said the practice discouraged some clients from renewing their membership with the …

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